economy

Business
7:57 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Midwest business conditions improve in November

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic report says business conditions in nine Midwestern states improved slightly in November.

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Nebraska
1:26 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Foreclosure rates improving in Nebraska, Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The foreclosure rates in Nebraska and Iowa are continuing to improve.

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Business
2:37 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Slow growth likely in rural parts of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The overall index in a new monthly survey matches the previous index and also suggests the economy will continue growing at a slow pace in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states.

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Education
8:04 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Report looks at role of academic coaching, support in low-income students' success

A new study shows a program of academic coaching and support improves the chances that low-income high school students will not only go to college, but succeed.

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Business
8:06 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Report says government shutdown hurt economic conditions

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has dropped after rising the previous two months.

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Government
2:08 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Agency says Iowa tax receipts up in September compared to a year ago

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislative Services Agency says the state's tax receipts were more than 9 percent higher in September than a year ago.

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Government
8:10 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Board predicts modest economic growth

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state board is predicting modest short-term growth in Nebraska's tax revenue.

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Business
8:11 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Slower economic growth projected in Midwest and Plains states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new report suggests the economy will continue growing at a slow pace in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states in the months ahead.

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Government
2:45 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

UNO political scientist: expect shutdown, debt ceiling issues to flare up again in early 2014

A UNO political scientist says Wednesday’s vote to end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling accomplished very little.

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Government
8:20 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Sens. Fischer, Johanns vote in favor of measure reopening the federal government

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's two senators joined with 79 others in voting in favor of a measure that reopened the federal government and avoided a financial default.

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